When one driver in Ste. Genevieve County lost control of his vehicle on Interstate-55 and crossed the median, he crashed into oncoming traffic, seriously injuring the victim.
On August 4, 2012 at approximately 7:48 AM, 35-year-old Christopher Randen from Marble Hill, Missouri was heading north in a 2003 Buick Century on Interstate-55. At said time and place, Christopher Lynwood, age 60, from Jackson, Tennessee was heading south while operating a 2006 International Tractor.
The crash occurred when Lynwood lost control of his vehicle and crossed the median into the northbound lanes on Interstate-55 at mile marker 149.4. He crashed head on into Randen’s vehicle.
Randen suffered serious injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash to Ste. Genevieve Memorial Hospital by Ste. Genevieve County Ambulance. Lynwood suffered minor injuries and was transported to Jefferson Regional Hospital by Ste. Genevieve County Ambulance.
Randen’s Buick received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Stuppy Wrecker Service of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Lynwood’s vehicle received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Winkler’s Wrecker Service of Perryville, Missouri.
This crash was investigated by Trooper J. A. Akers of Troop C and assisted by Corporal W. B. Sevier in Ste. Genevieve County.
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